Category: Food

Breakfast Bowl to Go

I came up with this one on a busy morning. I was getting myself together, making sure the boys were ready for school, checking on the dogs, and my husband asked for a quick breakfast. Seriously Sir? As I internally screamed and externally smiled, I knew just what to make. Everything is in one bowl,…
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Crispy Baked Wings

We don’t fry food in our house, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have crispy wings. Wings seem to go with everything. Whether it’s game-day, lunch, dinner, or something to hold you over until the main course, wings are a must-have. I love baking wings to crispy perfection. Add seasoning, sauce, or eat them plain.…
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Breakfast Quesadillas

Sometimes when I’m tired of the traditional bacon and eggs for breakfast, I switch it up and make a breakfast quesadilla. This one pictured has bacon, eggs, and cheese inside, but you can make them however you want. Ingredients: 2 flour tortillas 2 eggs, scrambled 1/2 cup shredded cheese desired meats and vegetables nonstick spray…
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Salmon and Salsa

When sweet meets spicy and protein meets healthy fats. This is a fresh, colorful meal that’s perfect for dinner. Ingredients: 8 oz salmon fillet 1/2 cup tomato, diced 1/2 cup pineapple, small cubes 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped 1 jalapeno, sliced, seeds removed 1 lime, juiced salt and pepper to taste…
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Philly Cheesesteak

Innnnn west Philadelphia born and raised……just kidding. I’m not from Philly, but I do love a good Philly Cheesesteak. Seasoned steak, veggies, soft hoagie, and gooey cheese. A family favorite for dinner and sometimes lunch. Ingredients: 1 lb ribeye steak, thinly sliced 4 hoagie rolls 8 slices provolone cheese 1 onion (I use sweet vidalia onion) 1 green pepper…
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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

A big pet peeve is when something is wrapped in bacon, and only the outside layer is cooked. This quick and easy combo can serve as a great game-day appetizer. Ingredients: 1/2 lb fresh asparagus 5 slices of bacon 1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese Directions: Prep: Cut each bacon slice vertically to have 2 long…
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BLT Cheese Crisp

Let’s take the traditional BLT to a new level. This can serve as lunch or a snack. I bet you can’t eat just one. Ingredients: 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese 6 romaine lettuce leaves 2-4 slices of bacon 1 tomato 1/4 tsp light mayo black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line…
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Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

An oldie but goodie. I introduced this to my family on a cold winter evening when we watched the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Saucy, simple, and gooey. Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground turkey 12 small mozzarella cheese cubes 1 egg 1/2 cup spinach, chopped 1/2 cup carrots, shredded 1/2 cup quick oats…
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Easy Chicken Salad

There’s something about flavorful chicken salad on crispy lettuce or toast. It usually lasts for 2 days. I like to switch it up and eat it on toast, romaine lettuce, whole wheat crackers, or on a wrap. Ingredients: Directions:

Turkey Bacon Ranch Wraps

I introduced these to my picky eater teenager, who is not so fond of vegetables. I didn’t tell him “everything” that was in it until I knew if he liked it or not. Once he said he loved it and wanted another, I spilled the beans. Surprisingly he didn’t mind. Whoo-hoo! This is a great…
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Mini Pizza Bites

Just think of these as baby pizzas. What happens when you’ve already made 2 dozen of these for dinner, but your children ask you for 2 dozen more? You make more, duh. These are perfect for picky eaters because you can customize them any way you like. You can even make these into mini pizza…
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Healthy Chicken Fried Rice

Do you know who loves some good ole take-out? This chick. This is a recipe that my oldest son loves to help me make for dinner and one that never has leftovers. Ingredients: 1 lb seasoned chicken breast, cooked 2 cups brown rice, cooked 2-4 eggs or 4-6 egg whites 1 medium onion, chopped finely…
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